Discovery Seminars

Early Fall Start Discovery Seminars are full UW courses led by top faculty and experienced instructors. The small-class environment promotes instructor and student interaction and collaborative learning.

There are Discovery Seminars devoted to all kinds of thought-provoking subjects in different aspects of the arts and sciences. Click on a course title to see a complete description and schedule information.

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Course Title Department & Course NO. Status
A Quantum Odyssey With the Large Hadron Collider PHYS 248 Open View
Alternative Approaches to Art: Exploring Seattle ART 131 Open View
The Biology of Human Consciousness GEN ST 162 Open View
Building the Brain: Developmental Neurobiology BIOL 110 Open View
Connection & Consciousness in the Digital Age PSYCH 222 Open View
CSI: Seattle GEN ST 162 Open View
Diversity is Coming: Medieval Societies beyond Game of Thrones GEN ST 160 Open View
Drones & Unmanned Aerial Systems A A 198 Open View
Experiencing the Arts ARTS 150 Open View
Fetal Origins of Adult Diseases: A Public Health Perspective GEN ST 162 Open View
Game Design for Problem-Solving With Python CSE 190 Open View
How to Be a Person CMS 274 Open View
Law & the Regulation of Sex, Gender & Sexuality GEN ST 161 Open View
Listening GEN ST 160 Open View
Modernity through Japanese Film & Action ASIAN 205 Open View
Numbers & Reasons STAT 100 Open View
Out of This World: Writing About Science Fiction C LIT 240 Open View
Peeping Toms & Big Brothers: The Art of Surveillance DXARTS 198 Open View
Putting Science in the Social Sciences ARCHY 269 Open View
Secret Codes & Online Security GEN ST 162 Open View
Sensory Worlds & Behavior of Animals PSYCH 200 Open View
STEM(M) in the Ancient World: Computers, Robots, Nanotechnology & Death Rays CLAS 314 Open View
Sustainable Energy Solutions for the 21st Century: Science, Technology & Policy E E 299 Open View
The Text and the Machine: Philosophy & Technology in Latin American Literature SPAN 329 Open View
Writing Ready, Learning Ready: Preparing for Success at a Global University ENGL 108 Open View